Bella is the Global Research Programme Manager in Arup’s Global Foresight team. She is an experienced researcher with a PhD from the University of Cambridge in Construction Engineering Technology. Prior to the UK, Bella worked in Canada, USA, Africa and South America managing capital works projects as a senior project manager.
At Arup, she works with internal and external clients to develop thought leadership pieces, research strategies, portfolio investment analysis, and funding management and prioritisation across a broad range of sectors. She also led the developments of Digital twin: towards a meaningful framework and Blockchain and the Built Environment, research reports examining the potential impact across five key markets: cities, energy, property, transport and water.